Category Archives: Fright Fest

Fright Fest Winners!

It’s time to announce the winners of the various contests held during Fright Fest.  I wanted to thank everyone again for participating! We’ll start off with the Thrills & Chills Contest!  The winning horror book & movie are: Book: The Shining by Stephen King Movie: Young Frankenstein The winning thriller book & movie are: Book: […]

It’s Voting Day! Vote in the Fright Fest Photo Contest!

Today is voting day here in the States, so I thought it would be the perfect day to kick of voting for the Fright Fest Photo Contest!  Following are the photos. Below you will find a form to cast your vote.  Please vote for one winner in each category (best pumpkin, best Halloween decorations).  Winners […]

Fright Fest Thriller Audio Book Giveway!

With Fright Fest wrapping up this evening, I though the best way to go out was with a bang with a really fantastic audio book giveaway! I’m a huge fan of audio books, particularly thrillers on audio. There will be nine winners to this contest. Each winner will receive one of the following audio book […]

Vote for your Favorite Thrills & Chills

The time has come!  Throughout the month of October,  I’ve been soliciting nominations for scariest thriller/horror books & movies.  Now it’s time to vote for your favorite!   The individuals that nominated the winning movies/books will win Halloween prize packs, including some classic horror movies as well as some of my favorite horror/thriller books. To vote, […]

A Zombie Love Story (Of Sorts)-Lavender Lines

Today’s guest post comes from Colleen of Lavender Lines.  Here’s a bit about Colleen: I’m a book crazy writer who will need to live to be about 300 in order to read all the books currently on my to-read list.  When I’m not reading I am either writing, editing or cleaning up some kind of […]

Review: The Ice Cradle by Mary Ann Winkowski & Maureen Foley

  Paperback: 304 pages Publisher: Three Rivers Press; Original edition (October 5, 2010) ISBN-10: 0307452468 Source: Publisher In 1907 the Larchmont, a steamer ship, collided with a schooner off the coast of Block Island, near Providence, RI.  Nearly all of the 150 passengers went down with the ship or froze to death. The small island became the […]

Guest Review: Gallows Hill by Lois Duncan

Today’s guest post comes from the ever-amazing Nicole from Linus’s Blanket. I met two years ago at my first BEA (Book Expo America) and let me tell you…she’s one busy lady!  Nicole is a Manhattan based book blogger, born and raised in New York City. An active member of the book blogging community, Nicole created and […]

Guest Post: How to Carve a Mockingjay Pumpkin by Bookalicious Pam!

When I started soliciting guest posts for Fright Fest, Pam from Bookalicious was one of the first to volunteer. With Halloween literally just around the corner, now is the perfect time to carve your pumpkin! So, Pam’s going to teach all of us how to carve Mockingjay pumpkin! How to cut the Mockingjay Pumpkin What […]

Why I Hate Horror But Love Halloween, a Guest Post by Jennifer from Girls Gone Reading

So far, all the Fright Fest guest posts have been from people who love the thriller/horror genres.  This post is different. Today’s guest poster is Jennifer from Girls Gone Reading. As you will see in her post, she hates horror, detests being scared.  But not to worry; there is hope! Why I Hate Horror But […]

Guest Post: Can Handwriting Reveal a Serial Killer?

There’s nothing scarier that a real-life monster, a serial killer.  Today’s guest post comes from Sheila Lowe, a forensic handwriting expert with more forty years of experience in the field. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology and is the author of several published books including Handwriting of the Famous & Infamous, and […]